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Jewish Federation of St. Louis Awards $50,000 to Inclusive Programs in the Jewish Community

Jewish Federation of St. Louis has awarded $50,000 in grants to 14 Jewish schools, agencies and congregations for inclusive programs. This is the third year that the Jewish Federation of St. Louis has allocated Mini Grants in order to help Jewish organizations eliminate barriers for full inclusion of individuals with disabilities and their families in…

A Message from the Cemetery Directors of St. Louis

We, the Directors of the Jewish cemeteries of St. Louis, jointly condemn the recent acts of vandalism at cemeteries here in St. Louis and throughout the United States. We hope the perpetrators are found and brought to justice. We as a group are taking action to ensure that our cemeteries are secure and sacred grounds…

Jewish Cemetery Restoration and Security Fund

We are horrified and profoundly saddened by the vandalism at Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery in University City, Missouri on February 20, 2017. Over 170 Jewish gravestones were knocked over in the oldest section of the cemetery. Local police from University City are reviewing surveillance footage. The damage sustained is going to need professional help as…

Idea Slam Creates Buzz in the Community

Jewish Federation of St. Louis is looking to get your creative juices flowing through the Jewish community’s first Idea Slam Workshop. Community members, innovators and entrepreneurs alike are invited to come share their ideas for building and improving our community. Using the power of the group, the Idea Slam will generate a high volume of…

Joint Statement from JCRC & Jewish Federation of St. Louis

The Jewish community has long been a staunch ally in the fight for racial justice in our country. At the same time, the Jewish community has a strong, extensive, and profound relationship with the State, land, and people of Israel. These two positions have not been and need not be in conflict with one another. Earlier…

Inclusion Mini-Grants Back for the Second Year

The St. Louis Jewish Community Inclusion Initiative is offering a second round of Inclusion Mini-Grants for 2016. The Inclusion Mini-Grants are aimed at helping Jewish agencies and organizations eliminate some of the barriers to active participation of individuals with disabilities and their families in the Jewish community. This grant opportunity will allow Jewish organizations, schools…

Kosher Food Truck Tasting Open to Community

Four local Jewish entrepreneurs are working on launching a socially responsible Kosher Food Truck in St. Louis. Join them for a Tasting Event on Sunday, January 24 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm to try out three types of falafel sliders accompanied by Israeli salad. The event will take place at WashU Hillel at 6300…

Regional Flood Response Information

Our neighbors in the St. Louis region need our immediate help in the midst of a major flood disaster. Many people and businesses across the region have been impacted, and further damage threatens the safety and livelihood of many more in the St. Louis region. Right now, their greatest need is financial, as is usually…

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